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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hosts Flip-Flop Day
Jun 18, 2013

As summer officially begins June 21, Tropical Smoothie Café’s of Jonesboro invite the community to slip on their favorite summer flip-flops, head to one of the café’s two locations and enjoy free 24 oz. Jetty Punch Smoothies between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. During this time the cafés will be collecting donations for the brand’s national charity partner, Camp Sunshine, the only retreat in the nation whose mission is “focused solely on addressing the effects of a life-threatening illness on every member of the immediate family- the ill child, parents, and siblings.”

 

Tropical smoothie has donated $1.5 million to Camp Sunshine, giving 750 children and their families the opportunity to experience the retreat.

Over 200,000 smoothies were given out last year, raising $400,000 for Camp Sunshine. This year the brand hopes to exceed $500,000.

 

Customers can take part in this by wearing their flip flops to the café’s location on June 21 between 2 p.m. and 7p.m. or by purchasing colored paper flip-flops for $1 or flip-flop key fobs for $5 at each location. Online donations are also accepted at www.nationalflipflopday.com.

 

“National Flip Flop Day is about more than Tropical Smoothie Café. It’s about sending terminally ill children and their families to Camp Sunshine where they can focus on playing and having fun, and also interact with people like themselves, who truly understand and are intimately familiar with the experiences they are going through,” said Trenton Hoggard, owner of Tropical Smoothie Café in Jonesboro. “This is my favorite time of the year because our entire franchise system bands together for one central cause; it’s a beautiful thing.”

 

Participating Tropical Smoothie Café locations in Jonesboro include:

 

3410 E Johnson Ave Suite Q 
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 932-8767

2007 E. Nettleton Ave. 
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 935-2233

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